Economics

The study of economics provides students with an opportunity to understand the most important aspects of modern societies such as the global economy, production decisions, income distribution, consumption of goods and services, government’s role and the interaction between households and businesses.

Noteworthy

Bryant introduces graduate programs in Applied Economics

The programs are designed for working professionals who seek to enhance their expertise and make a meaningful impact on important domestic and international issues.

Corporate, alumni gifts enhance teaching and learning in Department of Economics

Santander grant supports cross-cultural research and collaboration that inform Professor Tebaldi's expertise on income inequality; Handa gift enhances work of CGRES.

Carmela Coppola '17: Nurtured by faculty dedicated to her success

Even before enrolling in Bryant's Global Supply Chain Management and Economics programs, one-on-one collaboration with faculty members made a difference.

New scholarships honor impact of Economics Prof. William Sweeney

The first Dr. William B. Sweeney Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund will be awarded in the fall of 2017 to an economics major.

Avery Hill '15: Heading to law school with eyes on JAG program and public service

This Economics-Public Policy major has a clear career path he hopes will ultimately prepare him for the highest office in the land.

Connor Norat '15: Hands-on investment experience pays dividends

His Archway Investment Fund course work and experiences with the Bryant Finance Association and Bryant Ventures land him a position with EMC.

Joshua Ballance ’12: A passion for economics

Now at the Federal Reserve in Boston, Ballance is engaged in research analyzing trends in "upskilling" during the Great Recession, and hopes to pursue a doctorate in economics, an academic passion ignited at Bryant.

Regina Castro ’14: Archway Investment Fund offers competitive edge

Her hands-on management of the $850,000 Archway Investment Fund is opening doors with prospective employers who are taking note of her experience in financial markets.

Avery Hill ’16: Preparing for a career of public service

He's creating a path to the political arena by blending studies in economics, public policy, and entrepreneurship, with internships in the office of a congressman.

Bryant faculty lend their expertise to state economic research

Professors Jongsung Kim and Joseph Ilacqua are among the scholars enlisted by College & University Research Collaborative to conduct research that will inform policymakers.

William Gowen '13: Aiming for a career in public service

A semester-long internship doing economics research at a Washington, D.C., think tank "was an important part of how I chose my career," he says.

Eva Mahan ’13: Building a foundation for success one internship at a time

Learning the importance of hard work and dedication set the stage for Mahan's Honors Program capstone, her path to a graduate degree, and a job as a tax accountant.